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President Barack Obama Issues Workers Memorial Day Proclamation

President Barack Obama issued a proclamation in observance of Workers Memorial Day today, recognizing the workplace protections won by generations of workers throughout the years and recommitting his administration to ensuring the health and welfare of those who are on the job today.

“On Workers Memorial Day, we reflect on the vital achievements of the past and recommit to keeping all workers safe and healthy in the future. We owe nothing less to the ountless working Americans who have built and shaped our Nation, and to those who have lost their lives or been injured on the job,” the proclamation states.

You can read the entire document here.